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barytone1

[bar-i-tohn] /ˈbær ɪˌtoʊn/
noun, adjective, Music.
1.

barytone2

[bar-i-tohn] /ˈbær ɪˌtoʊn/
adjective
1.
having the last syllable unaccented.
noun
2.
a barytone word.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Greek barýtonos, equivalent to barý(s) heavy, deep (of sound) + tónos tone
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Examples for barytone
  • The great barytone was not a stranger to his audience and his welcome was that of an old friend.
British Dictionary definitions for barytone

barytone1

/ˈbærɪˌtəʊn/
noun
1.
a less common spelling of baritone

barytone2

/ˈbærɪˌtəʊn/
adjective
1.
having the last syllable unaccented
noun
2.
a word in which the last syllable is unaccented Compare oxytone
Word Origin
C19: from Greek barutonos heavy-sounding, from barus heavy + tonostone
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